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: governor chris christie worked closely with the president. now he's going to washington to ask directly for help. >> with damage like this, stretching for miles, governor chris christie said, new jersey will need $37 billion to repair the damage. >> reporter: after meeting at the white house, christie met with members of congress to tell them what new jersey needs. new york's governor did the same earlier this week. they said the president is committed to helping. >> he knows that our work is not done any more than the work in the states is done. >> reporter: president obama is expected to ask congress for about $50 billion in storm relief. new york, new jersey and connecticut say they need $83 billion. the deans say they would be grateful for a straight answer. >> what should the federal government do? >> cut through the red tape. and get people in line with what they're doing. with congress in the midst of intense budget talks, communities like this know, they may have to fight for every dollar. randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> and for n
. wjz is live there now. christie ileto explains why this is good news for everyone. christie? >> yeah, a new report shows that visitors are from out of town. they spend big bucks for the area. and the national aquarium is the main reason they come to baltimore. >> reporter: for deborah hanley, when you come to baltimore, there's one place you have to go. >> the aquarium. today is my 60th birthday. and i'm skipping work to celebrate. >> reporter: that's the city's main attraction for hanley and for more than a million other visitors this past year, according to a new report. >> reporter: numbers show these underwater creatures draw large crowds, drive more than $300 million to the city and state and help maintain over 3300 jobs. >> it helps us to understand really the impact that we're making in the community. >> reporter: the aquarium commission report comes just as the nonprofit receives a grant from the state to help renovate its rate trade exhibit. >> the 2.5 million dollars that the state made available to us, to help support that pro
christie stops by the white house today, to ask for more help in super storm sandy's wake. so far, his state has received more than $20 million in emergency funds. president obama is expected to ask congress for $50 billion to help rebuild hard-hit states. the massive super storm killed 130 people in eight states and caused billions of dollars in damage. >>> on capitol hill, republicans are sticking to their positions. the tax cuts should be extended for all americans. danielle nottingham reports for wjz. it comes as president obama meets with a family who would be impacted if the country goes over the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: lawmakers are getting an earful about why they need to avoid the so- called fiscal cliff. >> you gotta nail this down. uncertainty is killing us. >> reporter: top comiftds -- economists came to capitol hill thursday to talk about the impact of tax increases ask government spending cuts on the middle class. >> a couple thousand dollars means a couple months rent for this family. >> reporter: the white house has made clear, the
punked. >>> it's become one of the city and the state's main attractions. i'm christie ileto. coming up, i'll have more on what a new report is saying about the national aquarium and how it affects our local economy. >>> and when will we see the warmer weather temperatures again? any time soon? don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast with bob. >>> it's 51 degrees and clear in central maryland. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> it's one of baltimore's favorite attractions. and support shows it is bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars into the city. wjz is live at the national aquarium do you want. christie ileto has more on what this means for the local economy. >>> a new report shows that most of the visitors are from out of town, that they spend big bucks here in the area. and that the national aquarium is their main reason for flocking to baltimore. >> reporter: for deborah hanley, when you come to baltimore, there is one place you have to go. >> the aquarium. today is my 60th birthday, and i'm
to wrestle a gun away from a police officer. christy alleto is live outside the hospital with the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that prisoner was getting medical attention here at the hospital when he turned on hospital staff and the officer guarding him. >> police cars flood the entrance to the emergency room at university of maryland saint josephs medical center. >> a police officer and the prisoner got into a scuffle. >> it started around 2:30 wednesday afternoon. the officer was guarding a prisoner who had been taken to the er for medical attention. a hospital staffer noticed something wasn't right. >> at some point one of the hospital staff people discover that had the prisoner had a needle of some sort hidden in his clothing. >> the man grabbed a hospital staffer. that's when the officer stepped in and the prisoner tried to gab her run. a struggle end sued and a shot was fired into the wall. >> the officer discharged pepper spray in an attempt to subdue the prisoner. that attempt was unsuccessful. >> hospital officials say thanks to the quick response of the emergency
cover emergency work and repairs from the storm. and to protect against future disasters. chris christie expected to be in d.c. today pressing for more aid following hurricane sandy. the new jersey governor wants full federal reimbursement for some storm-related cost. debris removal may not be able to continue unless fully reimbursed. >> it's 35 degrees. very cold this morning. >> especially compared to last several days. >> you definitely want to dress appropriately for the weather today. the last couple days you probably were in short sleeves by the afternoon. but today you need a long sleeves. you need to bundle up. we have clear skies overhead, so it will end up being beautiful. we have more clouds approaching from the west. that will move in late tonight. temperatures this morning between 25 degrees and 30 degrees colder than yesterday morning, so you feel the difference. 30 degrees at dulles, 27 in gaithersburg, 30 in culpeper. our forecast, mostly sunny. cooler than average, by a good 5 degrees or so. 41-46 degrees. it's going to be unchanged for the weekend, warming up. chance of
government chris christie vetoed a bill to set up a new jersey-run exchange echoing other governors' claims over uncertainty of the cost for the states. how is that california, the state that will run the largest insurance market in the country has not only decided to run its own exchange but has managed to figure out a way to do it without touching a single dollar of its state general fund. hmm. >> finally, let's take the tally. republicans lost their fight against the aca when president obama first signed it. they lost again when the supreme court upheld it. then they lost one last time when the american people handed the president a mandate on aca by re-electing him. when exactly are the republicans going to give up the fight that they've already lost three times? hmm. with me at the table, new york university constitutional law professor, kenji yoshino. donna edwards of marylandment senior fellow, bob herbert and jayening off, the former director of consumer insurance oversight at the u.s. department of health and human services. nice to have you all here. >> a long intro for what your
months pregnant. and i left him. >> reporter: jared and christie fry is being asked to give the baby back to h.hann within 10 days. but they're not guilty giving in -- but they're not giving in. they believe that the court made an error and they will lift that up with the supreme court. >> it is possible that everybody in this case was doing what was in the best interest of the girl. >> the little girl caught in the middle of all of this is turning 2 years old in march. it's not clear if she will be spending that birthday with the family she has known or the father that wants to be with his daughter. >>> cory curtis is being asked to stop having children. court records show that curtis joes roughly $85,000 including interest. curtis says he's been making payments over the last two years and says he has a good relationship with his children. >>> your daily doze of aspirin may not be as effective as you think. a new study shows that taking pills that are coated could reduce the drugs effectiveness or even take away its effectiveness all together when it comes to reducing heart attacks and s
, over to you. >>> five things to know today. new jersey governor chris christie will travel to washington, d.c. to ask for sandy aid. and later tonight he's going to join jon stewart on "the daily show." >> people can now legally possess and smoke pot in washington state beginning today. adults can have up to an ounce of marijuana but they cannot smoke it in public. >> a new pantlyland opens up in the -- fantasyland opens up in the park. the park is adding places like the village, journey to the little mermaid and be our guest restaurant. >> a big donation for komen maryland today. the anne arundel county firefighters are giving the group $10,000 for all breast cancer awareness month. the firefighters wore special pink uniform shirts adorned with the well-known pink ribbon. >> the 55th anniversary of the whopper, you can get the burger for just 55 cents. the deal is good today through sunday but keep in mind you have to buy another whopper at full price first to get the deal on the burger. >> the suicide spiked during the holidays is just not true. th
donation to the cause. a check for $10,000 to the susan g. komen foundation later today. >>> chris christie will be asking for more help rebuilding his state after hurricane sandy devastated that area. he'll then head to new york. >>> chick peas and lettuce, that's all he's eating for breakfast. newark mayor booker is now into the third day of living on food stamps. now until december 12th he agreed to eat only what he could buy for $4 a day. this idea came from a twitter conversation he had with a woman. >>> people in the u.s. can now travel to cuba. president barack obama eased restrictions earlier this year but the tourists still can't come and go as they please. there are still restrictions on what they can see and what they can do. it's been put in place by the u.s. government. >>> the voices will be back in baltimore this weekend. we're talking about the joyous voices of the acappella caroling group. they're going to perform at the walters' art museum on sunday. it will take place in the afternoon and filled with hot cocoa and a lot of holiday goodies. the concert runs from 1:00 until
at the white house, christie visited members of congress. new york's governor did the same earlier this week. the president is committed to helping. >> he knows our work is not done anymore than the work in the states is done. >> reporter: president obama is expected to ask congress for $50 billion in storm relief. new york, new jersey, and connecticut say they need $83 billion. the deans say they'd be grateful for a straight answer. >> what should the federal government do? >> cut through the red tape and get people in line with what they're doing. >> reporter: communities like this know they may have to fight for every dollar. in seaside heights, new jersey for wjz eyewitness news. >> for now, residents in seaside heights can only visit in the daylight. >>> the dutchess is back in the palace. she left the hospital today. the future queen spent lee days being treated for severe morning sickness. kate smiled as she entered a car that whisked her to kensington palace for more rest. media from around the world are following her every move. it wi
hurricane sandy, shawn. >> tom fitzgerald, thank you. >>> new jersey governor chris christie met with president obama to talk about the after math from superstorm sandy. he's pressing the white house for federal assistance to speed up the recovery process. president obama is expected to ask congress for $50 billion in additional emergency funds for the state's heavily affected by the storm. christ eye ie was widely criticized by fellow republicans for praising the president and the federal government's response to sandy one week before election day. governor christie was not the only lawmaker asking for help. a number of lawmakers from the northwest travelled to the district and their focus is to get more help to pay to fix trains and ports that suffered from sandy. >> it was the large transit disaster in the nation's history. four out of 10 of the nation's transit riders, of the nation's transit riders have their commutes disrupted by the storm and many do today. >> what happens in our port district&affects the entire nation. our losses from superstorm send rippled through the e
is for the east coast. new jersey governor chris christie says superstorm sandy caused $37 billion in damages to his state. christie was in washington, making stops at the white house and capitol hill, asking lawmakers for an additional $83 billion in his state as well as new york and connecticut. today we'll learn the fate of a tour bus driver for a crash that killed 15 passengers. the jury will announce a verdict for williams today, who's accused of running a bus off the road and striking a pole in new york city in 2011. he's pled not guilty to manslaughter, claiming a tractor-trailer cut him off. prosecutors say he was tired and may have fallen asleep. if convicted, he faces 15 years in jail. >>> the parade float driver involved in the train accident that killed four people will not be charged. the float was hit by a freight train. four veterans of iraq and afghanistan were killed, and 16 more people were hurt. >>> an eye opener for men. in news 4 for your health, a new study finds that men are not only more likely to be diagnosed from cancer but are more likely to die from it. a study out
before that roger urged chris christie to run and then there was a report in 2011 that he had urged petraeus. but this recording really takes it to another level because although casey mcfarland and -- they say it was a joke, you can hear her on the recording over and over again you know trying to get information to bring back to roger. it is not like it was just a quick joke at the end of an interview. she asks repeatedly. they talk about would murdoch bankroll it and maybe petraeus was sort of brushing some of it off. but at the same time it seemed like she was really trying to get information to give back to roger who for their own belief, wanted petraeus to run. >> bill: the fact is though, this sort of proves there's no daylight at all between the republican party and roger ailes and fox news, right? they're all part of the same -- is there nothing illegal or wrong with that? i don't know. >> i think you're saying -- i can't think of any other network or tv executive who could get away with something like thi
center, a prisoner trying to wrestle a gun away from a police officer. christy alleto is lye with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. a prisoner at a hospital turns on hospital staff and the guard who was watching him. it all started wednesday afternoon at the university of maryland saint josephs medical center. police say a female officer was guarding a prisoner who had been taken to the er for medical attention. during that time the hospital staffer noticed the prisoner had some sort of needle hidden in prison clothing. the officer stepped but the man tried to grab her gun. thanks to the officers quick response, no one was hurt. sgld -- >>> an over night blaze claimed the life of a man. an elderly man found dead inside. his identity is not being released at this time. two firefighters suffered minor injuries. >>> city police make their 1000th illegal gun arrest this year. they made it last night in the 3700 block of manchester avenue when they stopped a home invasion in progress. the mayor and chief credit to foot patrols. >>> it turns out the national aquarium in the in
ten minutes from 7:00. five things to know today. new jersey governor chris christie travels to washington to ask for for money to help from the recovery for hurricane sandy. >>> a big donation for komen maryland today. the anne arundel county firefighters are giving the group $10,000. firefighters wore pink uniform shirts adorned with the pink ribbon. >>> citigroup is cutting 11,000 jobs in an effort to slash costs. that's about 4% of its work force. the move is expected to save the company $900 million in 2013. and more than $1 billion annually starting in 2014. >> all right, time to pack up, we're going to florida! the new fantasyland opens up for the magic kingdom park today. it's the largest expansion in the park's history. it's adding places like gaston's victimmage and the be our guest restaurant. >>> next year fedex will offer employees up to two years' pay to leave the company. the company says this is an effort to cut costs by nearly $2 billion a year. the changes at the shipping giant are in response to a customer shift away from premium package delivery services.
governor chris christie meeting with white house and capitol hill officials thursday, new york governor andrew cuomo making the trip on monday. combined they are asking for more than $77 billion of federal relief. white house press secretary jay carney said wednesday it's too early to say how much relief money the obama administration will request. he pointed out the administration has already designated more than $2 billion. transportation secretary ray lahood announced 10 million more dollars for new jersey thursday. emily schmidt, washington. >> that just sounds like a drop in the bucket. >>> in case you missed it live, here's a holiday treat we've reheated for you, the lighting of the national christmas tree that took place earlier tonight down on the ellipse right outside the white house. >> four, three, two, one. [ cheering and applause ] >> the free is ball. the president and his family -- the tree is beautiful. the president and his family are beautiful. it's a beautiful night in washington d.c., isn't it? that's a colorado blue spruce that came this way from virginia. it was tr
. new jersey's governor chris christie says the storm caused $37 billion in damages to his state alone. today he made the rounds at the white house and on capitol hill. he's asking lawmakers for an additional $88$83 billion in zafltzaflt disaster aid for his state and new york and connecticut. >>> tonight dozens of couples are officially to tie the knot in maryland. governor martin o'malley signed the referendum on same-sex marriage into law. this was the first day gay and lesbian couples could pick up marriage licenses in the state. >> we're so excited that on our 30th anniversary we will be married. and how does it change our life? it just unites us completely. we always felt we were married, but now it's legal! >> same-sex marriages won't actually be legal until january 1st. last month maryland, maine and washington became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. >>> recreational use of marijuana is legal if washington state, taking effect today. adults are allowed to carry up to an ounce of the drug but stores will not be licensed to sell marijuana for recreat
side heights community and left the famous boardwalk in pieces. governor chris christie says it will take $37 million to rebuild that area. the president is expected to ask congress for $50 billion but that will not cover the $83 billion that new york, new jersey and connecticut are already asking for now. >>> same-sex couples can now apply and receive marriage lrnses in maryland -- licenses in maryland. on the first day yesterday, just a few couples around the state actually went to clerks' offices to pick up listens. they have to wait -- licenses. they have to wait till 12:01 on new year's day. montgomery county's new licenses say party one and party two. prince george's county plans to issue one license for heterosexual couples and another for same-sex couples but prince judge's licenses won't be ready till next week. >>> we're gearing up for a huge weekend of football here at wusa. it starts saturday with the army-navy game at 3:00 p.m. we'll have a complete wrapup at 7:00 on "game on." >> just go get the wings, beer, soda and sit down and have a good weekend. then on sun
it as a statement of fact. if there is no agreement, we go over the cliff. >> the governor christie is meeting at the white house with the president. this afternoon, as he has a meeting with the speaker. [inaudible] >> christie? i thought you were talking about sandy right now. >> [inaudible] >> i do not know that. i had a meeting with governor cuomo and i met with mayor bloomberg. they showed me the documentation of the challenges they're facing in their communities. they know that i am committed to the social compact the but we have to be there for people in times of natural disaster. one of the first things i -- that happen to me was the earthquake. if you ever want to feel helpless, but to people who have just been a victim of a natural disaster and help them feel positive about what the prospects are. i will be happy to work with the matter. -- whomever. it is in the public domain, but in terms of their communities and the impact on their communities. we'll be working with their colleagues in a bipartisan way to address those needs. it will be part of the package that will include not goi
christie is in d.c. today where lobbyinge doing some more aid following hurricane center. federal a full thebursement for some of related costs. we have a couple of incidents on the road to. . >> the maryland beltway leaving is clearing out. this morning, a tractor all the fruit and overturned. lasern continues and the to collegenbelt park. -- cleanup continues on the r loop from greenbelt to college park. 395 at a press and to treat but it is slow the 14th street bridge now. be prepared for that. you are preparing differently today than the last couple of days. our temperatures are about 20-30 colder than this time yesterday morning. 36 is the temperature on the we have lots of across the rest of the region. we will see plenty of sunshine and warm up but still below average. we will warm things up into the weekend. we will be back at 8:56. [ cheers and applause ] >>> big, happy crowd here in times square this morning. crowded today. look at the tree right there. everybody, all bundled up. we're going to look, live, at gaston, from "beauty and the beast." disney world's brand-new fantasy
is seeking another $7 billion for the same purpose. i commend governor quomeow and governor christie for -- cuomo and governor christie for including strategic needs in their funding request. both of these leaders have demonstrated inble compassion and concern for the people who they represent and have been highly effective in their leadership since the disaster began and it may also include mayor bloomberg, mayor booker and many other local officials that stepped up and did the job they were elected to do. i hope -- i look forward to hearing from our witnesses today. my colleagues who i have the deepest respect for and have been engaged in many conversations with them, as i am all too familiar with what they are going through right now. i'm looking forward to their suggestions. so our first panel includes senators from the affected areas. in the interest of time and due to the number of participants, i've asked each one to limit their statement to four minutes but their entire written testimony will be included in the record. whether he take any documents or papers -- we will take a
extremely worthwhile and i think we need to continue his work in rebuild were feasible. governor christie focus like a laser beam. this estimate is $36.9 billion, e.u. sum of money, but very, very well documented. preventing flooded homes is more efficient than repairing the many water breach. as such we believe it's necessary in our delegation is united on this and cost effective to provide emergency funding to finish beach replenishment jobs that authority been authorized into the carefully at those on the drawing board at the feasibility study level. i asked my full statement be made part of the record. we need to really unite and go all out to repair and how people have been terrifically affected. >> without objection from overture full text in the record. it's been noted this was a bipartisan list of witnesses and all of us are saying essentially the same thing, which of his untold suffering, that we need to move forward in a united way to resolve this problem and meet the expectations that people have of us that we will step up and be sure that we rebuild in a way where these things
.s. navy says all aircraft were accounted for. reuters is reporting that new jersey governor chris christie in a letter to the federal emergency management administration is asking for a reimbursement of 100% of the costs of hurricane sandy. fema generally reimburses states for 75% of repair costs. at 10:00 a.m. eastern time, the house transportation committee will need to hear testimony from fema administrator craig fugate. those are the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> we have had these explosions of knowledge in madison, but we have not coordinated care, and all of these services and adding so many cracks that they are as harmful as the diseases that we are treating. you have to step back and ask, are we hurting people overall? on a global level, what are we doing sometimes? now, we have these reports saying that 30% of everything we do might not be necessary in health care? 30% of the medications, the procedures? this is something that i think is really being called out as a problem. this function in the u.s. health-care industry, dr. marty makary on what health care companies will
governor cuomo and christie including strategic mitigation needs in their funding request. both of these leaders have demonstrated incredible compassion and concern for the people whom they represent in have been highly effective set the disaster began and may also include mia bloomberg, and many other local officials the and did the job there were elected to do. i look forward to hearing, witnesses today. my colleagues whom i have the deepest respect for and have been engaged in many conversations with them, as i am all too familiar with what they're going through. i am looking for to their suggestions. our first panel includes senators from the affected areas in the interest in time i have asked each one to limit their statement to four minutes, but their entire written testimony will be included in the record. we will take documents or papers that they want to submit to help us build the most robust response that we can. before i introduce the panel of want to introduce the ranking member senator coats. i want to then turn to senator cochran, vice chair of the overall committ
governor cuomo and chris christie said it would help their state rebuild. >>> yesterday marked the 71st anniversary of the pearl harbor attacks and many paused to remember the fateful day. in hawaii, a moment of silence followed by a fly-over at the exact time the bombing began. that surprise attack killed about 2400 people and it was the start of the u.s. involvement in world war ii. >>> pearl harbor survivors revisited that day. a 2 is gun salute honored the survivors of the attack. the memories are still fresh for the men there. a 91-year-old was on the uss west virginia when the planes attacked. >> i felt six torpedoes hit the port side of my ship. er to a big hole in there and the ship began to lift. >>> well a beacon on the top of the mount was lit throughout the night to remember the pearl harbor attacks the. light turned on at sunset last night and stayed lit until dawn this morning. the eye was turned off on december 8th, 1941, the day after the attacks so it would not be a guide for enemy planes and if you it's lit just once a year to honor the people who died. >>> the pearl h
to be pretty good thing for chris christie. >> the attorney general who typically in virginia waits his turn and then ms. of tulips and the governor has decided to run for governor. -- and then goes up for governor has decided to run. he is not happy about this. he is thinking about running as an independent. that would all but guaranteed the former democratic national committee chairman of the governor of virginia. if you had some of the five years ago i would probably have called you nouts. >> wisconsin, scott walker is coming out of the successful recall. he has talked about as a very high presidential hopeful for 2016. president obama have a pretty sizable victory in wisconsin last month. i suspect the democrats will want to beat scott walker and get him out of the mix for 2016. >> to be continued. erin mcpike, reid wlison, thank you for being with us on "newsmakers" this sunday. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> owhat peter shumlin again today on all "newsmakers" at this o'clock p.m.. >> they will look at
. it was incredible. very excited. this is an amazing woman who has the online and gift registry. >> christy taylor, mother of three children from gainesville, florida, is one. tell us what you started. >> well, it was an e ppiphany a few years ago. i was in the toy store along with gifts to purchase, and looked for a digital solution and didn't find one. so -- >> show her how it works. >> it's called -- tell me how it works. >> it's a website and a mobile app. the website has a tool bar feature that you add to your browser any time that you're surfing the internet, simply click add to monkey wish. >> so you create -- >> any time you're on any other website like toys "r" us, click -- >> you're like this is what i want. >> now, you're a mom of three. you had no technology experience really whatsoever. so how did you start doing this? >> it was very scary. i can't lie about that. but it was just something that i was passionate about and did a lot of homework and research, and just went for it. >> can you show her how cool it is? when you actually. how amazing -- >> it's a mobile app. you click on thi
government and states. it is a republican notion. governor christie did not want to do it. this is disappointing. i want to make sure pennsylvanians are not disadvantaged. the federal government will have to set up that exchange so they have access to affordable coverage so they can by private insurance in a way that makes sense and there is competition to reduce costs. implementing this law the right way is important. i would love to see the republicans in washington be able to embrace this. for examples, under part d, the democrats and not like the way the republicans added prescription drug coverage. we thought it should be covered by medicare. it did not mean that we would not help to make it work. i had just come into office. we had one form after another in my district to make sure seniors understood how to use it and that it worked. that is what ought to happening now. we ought to have republican governor say, this is the law of the land. i will make sure in pennsylvania my families and businesses have access to every advantage economically and for their health secu
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